Vitamin D status in irritable bowel syndrome and the impact of supplementation on symptoms: what do we know and what do we need to know?

@article{Williams2018VitaminDS,
  title={Vitamin D status in irritable bowel syndrome and the impact of supplementation on symptoms: what do we know and what do we need to know?},
  author={Claire E. Williams and E. Williams and B. Corfe},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2018},
  volume={72},
  pages={1358-1363}
}
  • Claire E. Williams, E. Williams, B. Corfe
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • BackgroundLow vitamin D status is associated with risk of colorectal cancer and has been implicated in inflammatory bowel disease. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, relapsing, functional bowel disorder. A nascent literature suggests a role for vitamin D in IBS, but this has not been collated or critiqued. To date, seven studies have been published: four observational studies and three randomised controlled trials (RCTs). All observational studies reported that a substantial… CONTINUE READING

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